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Professional Practices

at School of the Art Institute of Chicago - The Loop 112 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60603

Want to develop a proposal for a grant, or apply for a residency, exhibition, curatorial project, or graduate school? This is the course for you! Learn how to write an artist statement, document and present your work, organize and archive work samples, and utilize resources in Chicago and beyond.  Upon completion, students will have a competitive...

Sunday Jun 2nd, 10am - 1pm

  (10 sessions)
$585

10 sessions

Sketching for Busy People

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston 1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

Warning: Homework is involved! In fact it is essential. But the payoff? Sketch with aplomb in only 4 weeks! Learn basic drawing skills that never fail you. Discover how to look closely to draw quickly and effectively. Bolster your confidence to sketch comfortably in public, within the short time frame of a lunch break or a sightseeing tour.

Sunday May 12th, 10am - 12pm

  (4 sessions)
$155

4 sessions

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Value-added: Flower Growing Arranging

at Chicago Botanic Garden - North Lawndale 3555 Ogden Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60623

Arranging locally grown flowers is both an art and a savvy business plan. Learn about local flower farmers and the businesses that celebrate their products. Spend the afternoon working on your own bouquets with the guidance of seasoned professionals.

Saturday May 11th, 10:30am - 4:30pm

Letterpress: Movable Type + Polymer Plates

at Spudnik Press Cooperative - West Town 1821 W Hubbard St Ste 302, Chicago, Illinois 60622

Letterpress printing has been making an impression since 1440 when Gutenberg invented movable type. Letterpress printing creates a tactile and inviting debossment in paper by using a mechanical press to prints from metal or wood type. This “punch” makes letterpress a popular choice for greeting cards, business cards, invitations, broadsides, and...

Tuesday Apr 30th, 6pm - 9pm

  (10 sessions)
$295

10 sessions

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Social Media for Artists

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston 1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

Social media is changing the way the art world does business. Market directly to your collectors. Learn more about Facebook and Instagram to become more marketing savvy.  Bring a fully charged smartphone, charging cord, Facebook and Instagram usernames and passwords, a flash drive with photos of your art.  Note: Mac laptops will be provided,...

No Upcoming Schedules
$130

Make Money with Embroidery Business

at Linda Z's Sewing Center - Arlington Heights 1216 E Central Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60005

Make it your business! Make money with Multi-Needle Embroidery!  Join us, and Michelle Gillmartin, premier embroidery educator from Brother, as we share the benefits of embroidery on multi-needles. Learn how to embroider items not possible with a single-needle, home machine, how to embroider efficiently, expand placement possibilities,...

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$89

2 sessions

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Business Tips for Garden Photographers

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Road, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Is it possible to turn your love of flower and garden photography into a viable career path? Yes, provided you have a clear understanding about how to turn your passion into a business. This one-day intensive workshop will outline the techniques and strategies that will help aspiring professional photographers start and build their business. Allen...

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$199

Art Fair and Exhibition Workshop

at Chicago Botanic Garden - Glencoe 1000 Lake Cook Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60022

Exhibiting your photography at an art fair or exhibition can be both daunting and highly educational. Besides developing a thick skin, there are a number of ways to approach this process. In this class we’ll look at how to prepare, take a quick workshop on matting your image, what to expect, how and when to apply, and how to make the most out of...

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$59

Career Change 101

at Mindful-U - North Center 1902 W Addison St, Chicago, Illinois 60613

We spend almost a third of our lives working. That's a lot of time to spend doing something that you don't enjoy! How does this happen to so many of us? Often, we take the first job out of college, thinking it's what we want (or it's what's been offered) and then 10 (or 20 or 30) years later, we look around thinking "what happened? why am I doing...

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$35

Ignite Your Art Practice From The Inside Out

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston 2603 Sheridan Rd, Evanston, Illinois 60201

In this 90-minute lively seminar, Sergio and Yanina Gomez will deliver practical advice to driven artists thriving to live the art career they always wanted. Participants will learn essential professional practices necessary to succeed in the art world. In addition, great habits that will lead to professional growth and a positive impression when dealing...

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$95

Soap Making : Start Here

at TLD Design Center & Gallery - Berwyn 2619 Ridgeland Ave, Berwyn, Illinois 60402

Learn the craft of cold process soap making (from scratch not melt and pour) during this 2-hour workshop. Tammy (teaching soap making at TLD since 1999) will demystify the process of "saponification" (soap making) coaching students in the creation of wonderful herbal soaps. Students work together to learn the entire process (from start to finish) as...

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$48

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Pursue Your Embroidery Passion!

at Linda Z's Sewing Center - Arlington Heights 1216 E Central Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60005

Get Hands-On A Multi-Needle, With A Software Demo! Make it your business! Make money with Multi-needle embroidery! Join us, and Michelle Gillmartin, premier embroidery educator from Brother, as we share the benefits of embroidery on multi-needles… Learn how to embroider items not possible with a single-needle, home machine, how to embroider efficiently,...

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$89

2 sessions

Pursue Your Embroidery Passion! (Software Demo)

at Linda Z's Sewing Center - Arlington Heights 1216 E Central Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60005

Join us, and Michelle Gillmartin, premier embroidery educator from Brother, as she presents and demonstrates the “Software Side of Brother”   For anyone who does not already have Brother's PE Design 11 Software or for anyone wanting to upgrade their current software, this seminar is packed with learning powerful & time-saving...

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$49

Meet up with Aneka Truman from Made to Sew!

at Linda Z's Sewing Center - Arlington Heights 1216 E Central Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60005

Join us in the evening to meet Aneka Truman, Fashion Designer, Sewing Educator, BERNINA Ambassador and YouTuber, for an informal chat! Learn more about Aneka, her sewing business (Made to Sew), her new dressmaking pattern range and how she creates YouTube videos for thousands of followers. Bring questions about your latest project, get help and...

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$10

Advanced 10-Needle Embroidery

at Linda Z's Sewing Center

Learn how to take your 10-needle embroidery to the next level! Find out what features will help lessen your project load, erase your embroidery snags and increase productivity. Whether you embroidery personally or as a home-based business, you won't want miss this class. Note: If 10-needle was purchased at the school there will be no additional f...

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$20
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